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Official: Bill to empower AIB investigate road, rail, marine accidents before Senate

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has disclosed that a bill to empower the bureau to investigate rail, road and marine accidents and serious incidents is currently before the Senate.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 1

Speaker Gbajabiamila appoints 27 more aides

The appointees include: Special Adviser on Administration, Odofin David Seun; Special Adviser on Political Matters, Olanrewaju Smart; Special Adviser on Special Duties, Badmus Olufunmi; Special Assistant on Legal Matters, Osazee Melody Ogundijie; Special Assistant on Legislative Matters, Raphael Nnana Igbokwe; and Special Assistant on Gender Equality, Fatima Kakuri.
A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) officer, Squadron Leader Fredrick Oyenusi, has broken a twenty-year-old record in the force after winning the prestigious “Tie of Merit”, only awarded to a distinguished officer.

Nigerian Air force officer breaks 20-year record

The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar who expressed delight in the feat attained by Oyenusi said the officer reflected the 3 core values of the NAF namely “integrity first, service before self and excellence in all we do’’.

Scholarships: PTDF discards use of scratch cards, aptitude tests

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) says its has discarded the used of scratch cards to access forms for application of various scholarships of the fund.

Tsaigumi more advanced than Amebo, Gulma UAV – NAF

The Nigeria Air Force has said that its operational unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) “Tsaigumi” is more advanced than its earlier produced Amebo awnd Gulma UAV prototypes.

Nigerian Air Force: Tsaigumi not Gulma

The Nigeria Air Force has waded into the controversy over whether President Muhammadu Buhari commissioned the same drone that his predecessor, Goodluck Jonathan, commissioned several years ago.

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The newly appointed Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Prof. Mohammed Sambo, says he has adopted a three-point aggressive and purposeful strategy to rebrand the scheme.

New NHIS boss adopts aggressive three-point agenda

The newly appointed Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Prof. Mohammed Sambo, says he has adopted a three-point aggressive and purposeful strategy to rebrand the scheme.

INEC begins distribution of uncollected PVCs in Bayelsa and Kogi September 2

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will begin the distribution of 219,935 uncollected Personal Voter Cards (PVCs) in Bayelsa and Kogi on Sept. 2 preparatory to governorship elections in the states
Simon Cheng Man-Kit has not been seen for 13 days after he failed to return to work after a business trip to Shenzhen in China earlier this month.

British government worker detained in China – officials

Simon Cheng Man-Kit has not been seen for 13 days after he failed to return to work after a business trip to Shenzhen in China earlier this month.
Anthony Joshua has played down concerns about his swollen eyes ahead of his world heavyweight title fight against Andy Ruiz Jr in New York tonight.

Anthony Joshua reaffirms faith in trainer, will add to coaching staff

Joshua will look to regain the IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight titles that were lost to Ruiz Jr in a rematch on December 7, with McCracken still by his side.